This Day in History: 1854-10-28

The first Agricultural Show and Annual Meeting of the Toodyay, Northam and Victoria Plains Agricultural Society were held on a Saturday at old Toodyay.  James Maclean Dempster was appointed Secretary for the coming year, and Joseph Strelley Harris was Chairman.

Perth gazette, 3 Nov. 1854, p. [3].
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.119.